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Library notes

The following programs are offered by the Grandview Heights Public Library, 1685 W. First Ave. For more information, call 614-486-2951.

Honor roll

Students who were named to the honor and merit rolls for the third grading period of the 2014-15 school year at Larry Larson Middle School.

Making marks

Syntero counseling agency will hold its 24th annual awards breakfast, Catalyst for Positive Change, May 1, at The Boat House at Confluence Park.

Moment in time

Clyde Williams had ambitions of becoming an executive in the steel business, and with every talent for doing so, he was offered a position as assistant to the director of Battelle Memorial Institute in Columbus.

Planting for the future

New principal: It's an honor to join district

From nearly 90 candidates for the job of Edison Intermediate/Larson Middle School principal, the cream of the crop has emerged.

District seeks plan for aging buildings

A long-range plan for addressing the Grandview Heights City School District's facility needs is in the works.

Village balks at weight-room donation

Several Marble Cliff Village Council members expressed hesitancy last week to approve a request for a $5,000 contribution from the village to the Grandview Heights High School Health and Wellness Project.

'Buddy bench' will foster friendship at Stevenson

A new addition to the playground at Pierce Field may make it easier for Stevenson Elementary School students to find playmates during recess.

City: Bring garage-sale remnants to e-waste event

Grandview Heights officials hope Mother Nature will cooperate when the city partners with Goodwill Columbus to hold a donation drive and e-waste recycling day May 9.

Actors needed for troupe's show

The Grandview Carriage Place Players will hold open auditions next week for its summer musical production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

Moment in time

The Gloria Night Club was located on Riverside Drive, at the corner of Trabue Road. Originally called the Gloria Barbecue, it was started in 1925 by two brothers, Sam and Rocco Delewese, and Rocco's brother-in-law, Guy DeVictor. Several years later, a dance hall was added and the name was changed to the Gloria Night Club. For many years the night club was a destination for famous acts, from big band to jazz, and in the 1960s was known for teen dances and college-night concerts. This photo shows a vintage postcard (with the origin mistakenly shown as 1922) showing the expanded nightclub structure. The inset at the bottom right is a photo of a matchbook from the restaurant. Fire destroyed the Gloria around 1970, and the property on which it was located was divided into three lots. The restaurant part of the club was rebuilt on one of the three lots, and a gas station was constructed on the corner. The gas station recently was converted to a diner, the Skyward Grille, operated by Lucia's goddaughter and her husband.

Grandview schools briefly locked down

Edison Intermediate/Larson Middle School and Grandview Heights High School were locked down at 10:55 a.m. Wednesday, April 22, after Grandview Heights police reported an Oakland Avenue resident was threatening to harm himself.

Hall's influence recalled

A little more than two months ago, the Grandview Heights High School community mourned Steve Hall's death.

City seeks protection for LGBT residents

Grandview Heights City Council approved a resolution Monday, April 20, that rejects discrimination of any kind and encourages the Ohio General Assembly to consider legislation to ensure the equal protection of all residents, including the LGBT community.

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